NASA International Space Apps Challenge 2019 - Bulgaria

will take place over 48 hours on the 19-th and 20-th of October 2019

NASA International Space Apps Challenge 2019


Bulgaria will take part for the seventh year in NASA Intentional Space Apps Challenge. This is an event for mass collaboration, which is organised for the sixth year globally in the cities on all seven continents in the world. This hackathon is part of a larger process of defining challenges relevant to earth and space, intensively working to prototype solutions, and subsequently refining and implementing the most promising prototypes. International Space Apps Challenge is a model for innovation. The ability to contribute towards solving meaningful challenges is the most important motivator for most participants in mass collaboration.


 

 


Bulgarian Achievements

2016

Global winners from Bulgaria

Adept - Sofia is ranked by NASA as one of the top five in Best Use оf Hardware.

SpacePort Futuristic Development - Plovdiv is ranked by NASA as one of the top five in Best Mission Concept.

Airify - Sofia is ranked by NASA as one of the top twenty five in People`s Choice. 

 

Local winners 2016

Projects that competed on the global round

Projects, which recived aditional prizes

 

More about the projects 2016 (here)

2015

Global winners from Bulgaria

Valkyrie - Sofia is ranked by NASA as a global winner in Best Use оf Hardware.

Rain-of-Fire - Sofia is ranked by NASA as one of the top five in Best Mission Concept.

Robo-Fabric - Burgas is ranked by NASA as one of the top fifteen in People`s Choice, and on the final round is the second in the globe. 

 

Local winners 2015

Projects that competed on the global round

Projects, which recived aditional prizes 

 

More about the projects 2015 (here) 

2014

Global winners from Bulgaria

LeafZobe - Sofia is ranked by NASA as one of the top five in Best Use of Data.

 

Local winners 2014

Sofia

Burgas

 

 More about the projects 2014 (here)

2013

Global winners from Bulgaria

ChickBook - Sofia is global winner in People`s Choice.

GhOST - Sofia is ranked by NASA as one of the top five in Best Mission Concept.

 

Local winners 2013

 

More about the projects 2013 (here), 2012 (here)

REGISTRATION and PARTICIPATION 2019

 

Everyone can participate. Hackathons are technology development marathons that draw on the talents and initiative of bright minded volunteers – programmers, developers, engineers, technologists, designers, and anyone with a passion and desire to have an immediate impact on the world. They are open to anyone who has a passion for making a difference and are focused on developing real solutions to global challenges.

 

Registration will be available prior to the event and all individuals who are attending will need to register online on: http://2019.spaceappschallenge.org/

NASA International Space Apps Challenge 2019

 

Solutions can span the spectrum from concept ideation, to prototypes and working demos, to advanced applications ready for use. Each team will choose a challenge and will decide what solution/s to develop.

 

 CHALLENGES - CATEGORIES

 

will be announced on

https://2019.spaceappschallenge.org/

 

PROGRAM and RULES 

Program 2018

Criteria 2018

Rules 2018

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


  • WHEN?

    Over 48 hours on the 20th and 21st of October 2018

  • WHERE?

    Sofia, Sofia High School of Mathematics

    Burgas - Burgas Free University

    Ruse, University of Ruse "Angel Kanchev"

    and virtually from any location in Bulgaria

  • WHEN CAN I REGISTER?

    Registration will be available on the 30th of July and will continue until 20th of October 2019. All individuals who are attending will need to register online on: http://2019.spaceappschallenge.org/.

  • DO I NEED TO TAKE MY LAPTOP?

    Everyone can take his/her laptop. There will be some available, but may be not sufficient.

  • WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

    Everyone can participate - developers, engineers, technologists, designers, and anyone with a passion and desire to have an immediate impact on the world. They are open to anyone who has a passion for making a difference and are focused on developing real solutions to global challenges.

  • HOW THE TEAMS  CAN BE FORMED?

    Each team can be formed by one or more participants, it is recommended up to five members. The international collaboration is highly encouraged.

  • HOW CAN I CONTACT WITH A TEAM FROM OTHER LOCATION IN THE WORLD?

    You can send an e-mail to the local lead from that location or send an e-mail to nasaspaceappschallenge.bg@gmail.com titled - COLLABORATION!

  • HOW MANY CHALLENGES CAN I WORK ON?

    The teams can work on one or more challenges.

  • HOW THE PROJECTS WILL BE SENT?

    Each one team will upload the projects through the main web site option using the username and password made at registration. This option will be available prior the event.

  • HOW THE PROJECTS WILL BE PRESENTED?

    The projects will be defended in front of the local judges. The teams can defend their idea with a presentation.